The numbers of family doctors in Grampian, Highlands and the Western Isles are still at lower levels than they were 10-years ago, official statistics have revealed.
The Scottish Government is facing calls for “urgent” investment in Calmac ferries after new figures revealed that more than 120 repairs have been made to the fleet since 2016.
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell yesterday said he would produce a tax regime that supports the oil and gas industry if Labour wins power at a General Election.
Richard Leonard yesterday said he was looking to resolve the bust up with Aberdeen’s suspended Labour councillors and had authorised Alex Rowley to intervene in the dispute.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson yesterday declined to say that he had confidence in Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) management when challenged over its performance yesterday.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson yesterday said he was not prepared to be “held to ransom” over the AWPR contractors’ compensation claim.
The Aberdeen bypass contractors yesterday said the Stonehaven, Charleston and Craibstone stretch of the dual-carriageway will open next week as they also admitted the entire project has cost more than £1 billion.
Scotland’s public spending watchdog was last night urged to investigate the financial arrangements that led to Cairngorm Mountain Ltd going into administration.
The Aberdeen bypass contractors have said work on the River Don Crossing should be finished by Christmas subject to the weather and safety checks.
Child victims of sex abuse in the Highlands, Orkney and Shetland face unacceptable delays before they can be examined, a damning review of Scotland’s forensic services has said.
Aberdeen bypass contractors have been urged to stop “squabbling” over money amid reports they are attempting to claim £350 million from the Scottish Government.
Concerns that Scottish fishing vessels are being inspected more often than EU boats have been raised by a north-east MSP.
Hey Holyrood leave our trees alone - that's the message from landowners wanting more freedom to where trees can be planted.
The logo for Scotland’s new benefits agency, which is supposed to based on the Scottish map, has been attacked for failing to include the islands.
Theresa May’s right-hand man last night announced a major Brexit concession in an attempt to reassure Unionists that UK’s integrity would not be undermined by EU Withdrawal.
Nicola Sturgeon has come under fire for failing to sign the Scottish Fishermen’s Association pledge demanding that full control of UK waters is taken back from the EU.
Theresa May last night accused Labour of frustrating Brexit after Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell suggested that a second referendum on EU withdrawal is “inevitable”.
Theresa May has declared that EU trawlers will not have access to UK waters after 2020 unless European leaders sign up to a fair Brexit fishing agreement.
Nicola Sturgeon yesterday claimed Theresa May’s Brexit deal will cost every person in Scotland at least £1,600 by 2030 and will sell out the Scottish fishing industry.
The “bullying culture” in NHS Highland should have been challenged earlier by the Scottish Government, it has been claimed.
More than 1,000 teaching posts across the north and north-east have had to be re-advertised over the past three years because of a failure to fill vacancies first time round.
Nicola Sturgeon has signalled that she will not give an update on her independence referendum plans until next year.
Domestic abuse incidents in the north-east have risen by 10% in the last year, according to new police figures.
Urgent action must be taken to improve the regulation of the salmon farming industry and to improve fish health and meet environmental challenges, a Holyrood Committee has concluded.
More than half of under-18s sectioned under mental legislation in Scotland have some form of autism, a North East MSP campaigning for a constituent trapped in Carstairs has discovered.
The scale of the north and north-east schools’ staffing crisis has been laid bare by figures revealing around £585,000 was spent on teacher relocation packages in the last year.
Fresh concerns about disabled access on a temporary replacement ferry to Orkney will be investigated by Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that anyone needing a flu jab will receive one without delay, following reports of stock shortages.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has claimed that the consortium building Aberdeen’s delay-hit bypass is now holding north-east taxpayers to “ransom”.
Teaching unions have warned that pupils in the north-east and Highlands will suffer unless John Swinney meets their pay demand.
Aberdeenshire Council leader Jim Gifford has written to the Finance Secretary Derek Mackay to urge him to prioritise local authority funding in the upcoming budget.
Scottish Government ministers did not sign-off the £745million contract to build Aberdeen’s delay-hit bypass, it has emerged.